Love him or not, Barry Bonds rookie cards are coming along for this wild hobby ride. Here’s a look at his earliest issues including some that might be tougher than you think in high grade.
Vintage Sports Card News
Players in the Virginia State League were featured on the 12-card A.W.H. Caramels set, one of the rarest candy card issues from the pre-war era
Panini America is asking a federal judge to throw out a claim by Upper Deck that it suffered as the result of exclusive client Michael Jordan showing up in the background of a couple of cards.
Attorneys for Collectors Universe say the suit filed by collector Eric Savoy is “nothing more than a shot in the dark.”
Sports Memorabilia News
It sat in a Cleveland man’s driveway for years but now the hoop on which Michael Jordan scored one of his most famous baskets is going to a new home. Heritage Auctions also sold a ticket to MJ’s 69-point game and a Dennis Rodman game jersey.
Around the Hobby
Kobe gamers and Grauman’s hand prints bring big bucks; Long Island brothers doing good work; the 2nd series of Kenny Mayne’s 52 Baseball Card is out and Jon Matlack talks collecting.
- Notes: Kraft’s Ring=$1 Million; LBJ, MJ Cards Score; 1960 Cello Pack
- Notes: Blazer Fan’s Collection; Big $ for Dale’s Car; The Athletic on the Hobby; Mosaic Sell Out; Signed NBA All-Star Jerseys
- Pittsburgh Police Press On with Pirates Card Set
- Notes: Bowman Release Delayed; Goldin Auction Paused; 70s Seat Saga; CNBC on MJ Market
One fan’s effort to land a Christmas gift from The Worm paid off 23 years ago.
What’s Hot in the Shop
From Facebook breaks to singles nights and now, curbside service, Mike’s been busy despite the uneasy times. He’s also got the list of the hottest new releases.